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Divorce during old age often less painful

The end of a marriage does not have to be extraordinarily painful or bitter. Sometimes events, relationships and marriages come to their own natural conclusion. When two people decide together that they are no longer compatible, they can choose to divorce in a way that meets the needs of both parties involved and allows them to peacefully go their separate ways. Texas couples considering divorce may be able to take some inspiration from a recent news article about divorce for older couples. 

These days, divorce is not only for middle-aged folks. People are living longer, and with that, they have increased desires to be happy through their golden years. The statistics support the observation that more older couples are divorcing -- a Pew research study has reported that divorce rates in couples aged 50 and above have doubled since the 1990s. 

Some things do become more important when older couples divorce. Since older folks have less ability to generate income, financial decisions become more important. Older couples are more likely to have greater amounts af assets to divide between them, so property division is another important considerations during divorce.

As people age, often their priorities change. They learn to try to do what will make them the most happy in the present, because they realize that precious time is more limited. Divorce can help people become happier when they choose to live their best life. Sometimes those divorcing will need some help with details of divorce such as financial planning and property division. Individuals considering divorce in Texas can choose to seek the aid of a knowledgeable attorney to help them come to a divorce agreement.  

Source: New York Post, "This is what divorce looks like after 50 years of marriage", Doree Lewak View, June 14, 2017

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